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Old Crocks
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Bkeepr    Posted 10-20-2004 at 11:57:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
Have an old pickle crock that appears to be uncracked, but when I started to make pickles in it, it started to develop salt crystals along the outside. I wipe them away, and a few hours later they're back. I can only guess that there are tiny cracks in the glazing.

Anybody know if this will affect pickle quality? Seems like a lot of salt getting lost.

Anybody know if there's a way to seal the crock for the next batch?

thanks all!
Tom A

mojo    Posted 10-20-2004 at 14:45:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
If they're that small I'd try Beeswax to seal the outside. That way if it doesn't work it is reversable. HTH

can't help    Posted 10-20-2004 at 14:30:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
but i will be curious as to the answer.

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